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Alan Fletcher is the Godfather of British Graphic Design

Alan Fletcher is the Godfather of British Graphic Design

By Andrew Chen / 15 Oct 2014
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Fletcher and his various partners grew the business, expanding their offices to the USA and winning work from high profile clients like Shell, Arthur Andersen, and IBM. But after nearly forty years in the design business, Fletcher became bored of corporate clients and abruptly left the consultancy he founded. He focused on creating personal projects and vowed never to work for uninteresting people.

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The Most Stylish Way to Attend the Goodwood Revival

The Most Stylish Way to Attend the Goodwood Revival

By Petrolicious Productions / 3 Oct 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

There are a few ways to attend the Goodwood Revival, whether in full period regalia or just showing up without honoring the classic nature of the event or in varying degrees somewhere in between. But the most stylish way to attend is on the heels of a multi-day run in your own classic ride.

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Distinguished Gentlemen Ride for a Cause in London (1 of 2)

Distinguished Gentlemen Ride for a Cause in London (1 of 2)

By Amy Shore / 1 Oct 2014 / 6 Comments Read More

Walking up from London Bridge tube, it would have been rather impressive for me to have missed the hoards of motorcycles, engines purring, rolling into Borough Market. The underlying growl of over 600 motorcycles arriving could be heard over the usual sounds of the morning London traffic. I had to be careful not to catch myself on various handlebars sticking precariously out into the narrow-formed gangways.

Goodwood Revival is Much More Than Just Classic Cars

Goodwood Revival is Much More Than Just Classic Cars

By Amy Shore / 29 Sep 2014 / 15 Comments Read More

As I headed towards the press center, the air was embroidered with a variety of smells from cooking bacon-breakfast rolls wafting from one of the many food vans to exhaust fumes from the Jaguar D-Types with mechanics swarming about. I hadn’t even seen any racing yet and I was already seriously excited about the weekend ahead of me.

Goodwood Revival is an Event Like No Other

Goodwood Revival is an Event Like No Other

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Sep 2014 / 16 Comments Read More

Being such a unique event, the Revival draws top drivers and big name stars to the circuit. This year was no exception as drivers included Messrs. Max Chilton, Jason Plato, Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean), and Nick Mason (Pink Floyd's drummer). Other notable racers in attendance included Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jackie Stewart, and the equally great Mr. John Surtees.

Pure Motorcycle Style Inspiration

Pure Motorcycle Style Inspiration

By Petrolicious Productions / 17 Sep 2014
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There are literally no motorcycle jackets as iconic as a Belstaff. And it is with good reason: they are both functionally superior, combining road armor with weather protection, and classically stylish. Their rugged tailoring, durability, and lack of pretense made them the preferred jacket of icons like Mr. Steve McQueen and Mr. T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).

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A Lotus Road Trip is an Old English Car Thing

A Lotus Road Trip is an Old English Car Thing

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 Sep 2014
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I have this old English car thing. There is no cure or twelve-step program. The only therapy is a constant flow of rusted English steel and cracked fiberglass. I’m convinced it was Dad’s fault. It started when I was still in diapers. He was the first on our block in the ‘50s to own a foreign car. I think he was way cool before way cool existed.

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World's Fastest Motorcycle Restored

World's Fastest Motorcycle Restored

By Yoav Gilad / 15 Sep 2014 / 1 Comment Read More

And so it went with one Triumph besting another over the next few years until ultimately, the Gyronaut X-1 entered the scene in 1966. The fairing, designed by famed stylist Mr. Alex Tremulis (he worked for Cord, Duesenberg, Ford, and Tucker), was built by Mr. Vince Gardner (of Cord 810 fame) and would eventually set the bar for future streamliners...

Help Kickstart "Pit and Paddock"

Help Kickstart

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Sep 2014
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Auto-Archives owns an impressive, 100,000+ collection of historic motor racing images and felt that the best way to share such an wide array of motor history was by highlighting a special group of images and presenting them in a fantastic 12x12-inch, large format book: Pit & Paddock.

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Grab a Glass of Pommery and Stroll the Grounds

Grab a Glass of Pommery and Stroll the Grounds

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Sep 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

While we're well-acquainted with Goodwood and Silverstone, the Salon Privé is rapidly gaining in popularity. It is held on a picturesque estate at Syon House, Brentford, which provides an excellent surrounding atmosphere. The show's overall feel is much different to most as it's a relaxing event, one can happily wander around the gardens with a glass of Pommery champagne while seeing and hearing some of the rarest cars on earth–not a bad way to spend a day.

Elite Was Chosen for "Complete Rebuild"

Elite Was Chosen for

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Sep 2014

This particular Elite has a legitimacy all its own. The seller states, "[I] purchased [it] from the second owner in 1984. I know both previous owners and have known the car since new." He or she also states that this numbers-matching coupe comes with "many old receipts and correspondence."

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Modified Mini Also Races

Modified Mini Also Races

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Sep 2014
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My father was a race car driver and could race anything on four wheels, I think that's how I learned my love for cars. Since then, I haven't looked back. This is my fifth Mini and I bought it from a man about to begin a full rebuild. But the car had no rust at all and the chassis numbers are intact on the floor! So I bought it. I just love the classic look, history, handling, sound, and usability of the car.

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